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Cooperative Extension Service and Vocational Agriculture Service
University of Illinois

This publication features 11 full-colored photos of common diseases and disorders of corn to help you determine the cause of damage.

The reverse side provides information on each disease. The descriptions include where and when the corn is susceptible to damage and the type of damage caused.


  • 2,4-D
  • Acetanilde
  • Bacteria
  • Bexton
  • Bipyridilium injury
  • Cold injury
  • Common smut
  • Corn diseases
  • Corn disorders
  • Crust injury
  • Drought injury
  • Dual ramrod
  • Ear rot
  • Erwinia herbicola
  • Flooding damage
  • Freeze damage
  • Frost damage
  • Hail damage
  • Heat scald
  • Lasso
  • Leaf blight
  • Paraquat
  • Poor pollination
  • Pseudomonas syringae
  • Rootworms
  • Stalk rot
  • Wind injury


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